The identification of firearms and forensic ballistics.
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Published by Jenkins in London .
Written in English

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Previous ed., 1951.

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Number of Pages217
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Open LibraryOL18829578M

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In April , in New York City, New York (USA), the Bureau of Forensic Ballistics was established by C. E. Waite, Major (later Colonel) Calvin H. Goddard, and Philip 0. Gravelle and John H. Fisher. The Bureau was formed to provide firearms identification services throughout the United States as few law enforcement agencies had the capability. Handbook of firearms and ballistics: examining and interpreting forensic evidence / by Brian J. Heard. p. cm. Includes index. ISBN 1. Forensic ballistics. 2. Firearms. 3. Firearms–Identification. I. Title. HVH43 ′62–dc 22 . This list of books is for Ballistics / Firearms only. For latest books in forensic science and books of general forensic interest for students and professionals and for books in speciality areas like Forensic DNA, Fingerprints, visit individual pages or visit FORENSIC SCIENCE BOOK can buy these books at Discount Prices from COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle .

Genre/Form: Field guides: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Burrard, Gerald, Sir, Identification of firearms and forensic ballistics.   Brian Heard began his career as an examiner in firearms and ballistics with the Metropolitan Police Forensics Firearms Laboratory at New Scotland Yard, London, UK. He rose to the level of Deputy Head of the Laboratory before joining the Royal Hong Kong Police as a ballistics officer. He is currently the officer in charge of the Ballistics and Firearms Identification . The Identification of Firearms and Forensic Ballistics. Sir Gerald Burrard. Jenkins, - Ballistics - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Other editions - View all. The identification of firearms and forensic ballistics Sir Gerald Burrard. Ballistic Imaging assesses the state of computer-based imaging technology in forensic firearms identification. The book evaluates the current law enforcement database of images of crime-related cartridge cases and bullets and recommends ways to improve the usefulness of the technology for suggesting leads in criminal investigations.

  As with any evolving science, the exact origins of forensic firearms identification are shrouded in obscurity.. Exactly when it was first noted that fired bullets from a given weapon possessed a certain number of equally spaced impressed grooves, all inclined in the same direction and at the same angle, and which were the same on every other bullet fired through . The s was a decade that provided impressive breakthroughs in the field of forensic ballistics, or firearms identification. Following the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre of , where ballistic expert Calvin Goddard’s testimony brought attention to the relatively new field, several forensic ballistic books were ed on:   The identification of firearms and forensic ballistics by Sir Gerald Burrard; 6 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Ballistics, .   The updated second edition of Handbook of Firearms and Ballistics includes recent developed analytical techniques and methodologies with a more comprehensive glossary, additional material, and new case studies. With a new chapter on the determination of bullet caliber via x-ray photography, this edition includes revised material on muzzle attachments, .